Welcome to The Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance
The Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance was created in 1979 by the Mississippi Legislature and the voters of the State of Mississippi by constitutional amendment. It was created for the following.
- To enforce the standards of judicial conduct,
- To inquire into judicial liability and conduct,
- To protect the public from judicial misconduct and disabled judges, and
- To protect the judiciary from unfounded allegations.
All proceedings before the Commission are of a civil nature, not criminal, as the purpose of the Commission is to be rehabilitative and educational as well as disciplinary.